Tag Archives: Randomness

Deeper look into Simpson’s Paradox – be very careful with averages!

A while ago, I did a quick post on Simpson’s Paradox, in context of Corona and R0-values. Here we are going to look a bit deeper into the paradox. Why ? Because it has some very important implications in any … Continue reading

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The blindfolded archer – Cauchy distribution: when randomness gets wild

This is part 2 of my exploration of PyMC, and I will continue using the example from part one, where I concluded that the data of my experiment, a dataset consisting of a list of daily visitor counts to one … Continue reading

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Bayesian analysis of web traffic reveals Black Swans

Continuing my exploration of PyMC, the Python library for Bayesian statistics – from the Introduction section in PyMC documentation: “PyMC is a python module that implements Bayesian statistical models and fitting algorithms, including Markov chain Monte Carlo” I gathered visitor … Continue reading

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